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Watch Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” With Zac Brown On Letterman

When the Foo Fighters announced a five-day residency on the Late Show With David Letterman as they’re getting ready to drop both an album and a TV show, it seemed likely that they’d debut five of the songs from that album. One night in, though, and that’s not what’s happening. Instead, they brought a country… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 14, 2014 - 9:02 am

Watch Pharrell, Lorde, Elton John, Dave Grohl, One Direction, & Many More Cover The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” For BBC Music

The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as “an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the BBC’s strongest commitment to music in 30 years.” To mark the launch, the media conglomerate commissioned this music video featuring an all-star lineup singing the Beach Boys’ classic “God Only… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 7, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Gwar Spare Dave Grohl’s Life Thanks To His Oderus Urungus Tribute

A few months ago, Richmond, Virginia locals launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the Foo Fighters to their town. It worked, and last night, the band played the local club the National. During the show, Dave Grohl dedicated a song to local thrash legends Gwar and to Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2014 - 12:31 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Sammy Hagar, & Others Send Off Chelsea Handler In An Epic “We Are The World” Parody

It’s a big deal when a talk show says goodbye to its host, but it’s an even bigger deal when the host is so integral that the entire thing just has to come to an end. Chelsea Lately had its final episode last night, and a massive amount of celebrities came together for a huge… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 27, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Preview Foo Fighters’ New Song “Something From Nothing” In The Sonic Highways Trailer

The Foo Fighters recorded the eight songs on their new album Sonic Highways in the famous studios of eight different cities, with local luminaries sitting in on all of them. And they also made an HBO series out of it; that’s called Sonic Highways, too. From the looks of its latest trailer, the series won’t… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Spoof Carrie In Their Elaborate ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

The Foo Fighters have accepted Zac Brown Band’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and decided to go all out. In their video they recreate the climactic scene from Brian De Palma’s Carrie, with frontman Dave Grohl playing the part of the titular character in a lovely dress. It is shot and edited to mirror the film,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 19, 2014 - 3:54 pm

Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Album Details Revealed

Foo Fighters have been teasing details of their new album, Sonic Highways, and today, they’ve laid their cards on the table. The Butch Vig-produced Sonic Highways will be out 11/10, and you can pre-order it here. That’s the cover art above (which is available in nine different iterations), and below, you can check out the… More »

By: Michael Nelson / August 11, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Watch Kristeen Young Play Craig Ferguson With Dave Grohl & Pat Smear

Rising from the ashes of the Morrissey debacle, Kristeen Young made her television debut last night on CBS’ The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. And boy, is she on fire. Young delivered a blazing performance, backed by superstars Dave Grohl and Pat Smear of the Foo Fighters. She played “Pearl Of A Girl,” a… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / July 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction And Performance

This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a video of the entire Nirvana segment has surfaced online. The ceremony contains performances from the surviving members of Nirvana with guest vocalists including Joan Jett, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014 - 11:19 am

Watch The Trailer For Dave Grohl’s HBO Series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

Last month, HBO announced that Dave Grohl would produce his own series for the network that would serves as an extension of his Sound City documentary. While recording their eighth album in different cities across the country, Grohl was also interviewing the artists and engineers that work in each studio they went to. The show’… More »

By: James Rettig / June 1, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Foo Fighters Promise LP8 Not “Some Crazy, Bleak Radiohead Record,” Reveal Collabs With Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Dave Grohl sat down with Billboard to talk details about the ambitious plan for the Foo Fighters’ next album and the HBO documentary series that will go along with it. “As we were coming down from the success of the last record, I thought, ‘Now we have license to get weird.’ If we wanted, we… More »

By: James Rettig / May 26, 2014 - 10:38 am

Foo Fighters LP8 Details: 8 Songs In 8 Cities, Feat. Local Legends, Out This Fall

Yesterday, we reported that Dave Grohl would have his own HBO show, a sort of spinoff of his documentary Sound City. As it turns out, that wasn’t quite right, though the show will certainly have some of that movie’s flavor. Instead, it details the creation of the forthcoming Foo Fighters album, the band’s eighth. A… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Rock & Roll Made Safer: Foo Fighters Record With Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl Gets An HBO Show

Mastodon frontman Brent Hinds recently posted on his Instagram a photo of Dave Grohl, with the meme caption, “Making rock n roll safer with every red carpet all star jam.” (Hinds has since deleted the image from his own feed, but that’s it above.) Coming from Hinds, the jab feels slightly pot-kettle-black-ish, as Mastodon are… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 14, 2014 - 3:50 pm

Watch Video From Nirvana & Friends’ Secret Show At Saint Vitus Last Night

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass ladies filling in for Kurt Cobain: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Lorde. And after the ceremony, this mutant version of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2014 - 8:55 am

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and this year, it’s relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (“They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original,” he said of the band), and after much consternationMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

Watch Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic On The Tonight Show

Tonight, Nirvana will enter the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, possibly performing with Joan Jett filling in for Kurt Cobain. All this week, Jimmy Fallon is welcoming incoming Hall Of Famers to The Tonight Show, and last night, Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were there to sit on Fallon’s couch for an interview. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2014 - 9:06 am

Watch Stevie Nicks And Jimmy Fallon (As Tom Petty) Recreate The “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” Video

This week The Tonight Show has booked talent from the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which goes down in Brooklyn Thursday night. Stevie Nicks was Jimmy Fallon’s musical guest tonight; at the Rock Hall event she’ll pay tribute to Linda Rondstadt, who will not be attending because her Parkinson’s disease makes travel… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 10, 2014 - 12:22 am

Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Thursday. Now we have evidence that suggests at least one singer will be Joan Jett. Today @FooFighters Instagrammed a photo of instruments, presumably from… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm

Vandal Who Defaced Dave Grohl Alley Will Face “Very Unique” Punishment

In Warren, Ohio, where Dave Grohl was born, there’s an alley named after Grohl, and it’s full of Grohl-themed artwork, including a vaguely terrifying metal sculpture of the man. Recently, some disgruntled local vandalized the alley, leaving spraypaint on all of the art. And in a local newscast, the retired Police Sergeant Joe O’Grady claim… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014 - 10:13 am

Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was “slowly, steadily” reuniting with the band’s Celebrity Skin-era lineup of Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur. Then in an interview earlier this month, Love mentioned that the quartet… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2014 - 9:56 am